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Author Anderson, Virginia DeJohn, author

Title The martyr and the traitor : Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution / Virginia DeJohn Anderson
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017
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Contents Prologue: lives, interrupted -- Fathers and sons -- Moses and Phoebe -- Son of Linonia -- The unhappy misunderstanding -- More extensive public service -- A very genteel looking fellow -- The terrible crisis of my earthly fate -- Post mortem
Summary Nathan Hale, the celebrated hero, and Moses Dunbar, an unknown loyalist executed for treason, died during the American Revolution for causes they regarded as honorable. The Martyr and the Traitor presents these men's stories for what they reveal about the Revolution's impact on ordinary lives and about the many factors involved in choosing sides in war
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Dunbar, Moses, -1777
Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776
Dunbar, Moses, -1777.
Hale, Nathan, 1755-1776.
American Revolution (1775-1783)
American loyalists -- United States -- Biography
Spies -- United States -- Biography
American loyalists.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Connecticut -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
New York (State) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography
New York (State)
United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016049884
ISBN 019991687X (electronic bk.)
9780199916870 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)